Nancy teaches English at Naples American High School in Italy. She received her Bachelor's Degree from Eastern Michigan University. When asked by a student teacher how she had learned so much about teaching, Nancy responded that she had learned from her mistakes. "To be a teacher is to be human, fallible, and vulnerable, but also, resilient, determined, and tenacious. We do get back up and try again. We share our missteps as well as our successes. We collaborate, commiserate, and do rewrite the history of our experience so that it works the next time." As a colleague states, "Nancy always found time to address my concerns and she readily shared her knowledge and experience."

2005 winner, Nancy Woolson
Nancy Woolson
English Teacher
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